I've known and loved WordPress for years, and I've used it personally and professionally for a number of projects. But a friend recently introduced me to CraftCMS, and suggested it might be better. The only way to find out is to try them both out and compare! For the purpose for this comparison, I'm creating … Continue reading WordPress vs. CraftCMS
If you're thinking of creating a WordPress plugin, whether small or large, for your own use or the whole world to benefit from, it's important to start right. Most of the example code on the WordPress documentation shows the functionalities in a procedural layout, because that makes it easier to explain. But best practice is to … Continue reading How to make an object oriented WordPress plugin
Successful bloggers, and indeed writers in most fields, will tell you that the key to success is to pick your target market and stick to it. No surprise, then, that the most read blogs are ones where their authors talk religiously about their chosen topic, whether that be a blog about programming methods or a … Continue reading Making my blog more personal
A while back my blog decided, in its infinite wisdom, that allowing access to the control panel was in fact not what I wanted to do, despite my many attempts to do so. I would go to the login page, enter my details, hit the 'go' button, and be instantly redirected back to the login … Continue reading A few changes
I remember when I first started blogging. My friend Phill was responsible for starting me off, back when we were at uni together. He had a blog, and said that I should have one too. So I registered a free domain name - http://www.minipix.cjb.net - and pointed that at some free webspace that came with … Continue reading The Competition
Just a quick note to say that my new blog design is finally live and kicking, with just a few technical bugs to sort out, most notably that comments aren't working at the moment. I'm trying to find a solution to that one, and then everything should be fine. I also realise that the three … Continue reading New blog design
Just quick note to say that I have updated my blog template to the new design I've been working on. It's not quite finished yet, and there are some links that won't work yet, but I'm out this evening so those things will have to be added tomorrow. The basic functionality is there though, and … Continue reading Blog update
I've been hovering on the WordPress forums recently, keeping my eyes peeled for a solution to my missing media buttons following up my upgrade to WordPress 2.5 a week or so ago. Today, prompted by a post by jeenie involving looking at the source code, I had a poke around and managed to get half … Continue reading Missing media buttons in WP 2.5 – partial fix!